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How to populate fields based on the results of another field?

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Hi,

I am a newbie at this so please forgive my ignorance.

What I have is an Accounts Table with Account #, Company Name, and logistic info (Address, Phone). I have a few forms that I want to program in such a way that when user enters an Account # on the form, after update I want the Company information to feed from the Accounts Table into the field on the form. Please give me some idea how to do this? Or a step in the right direction.

Thanks.
Oct 3 '06 #1
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PEB
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PEB
Hi,

I suppose that the choice of your Account will be done from a Combo box i wouldn't it?

So in your combo box in the record source, press the bouton with ... near the field

The query builder appears. Choose your Account# and add the needed column, ie Company

Exit the query builder confirming the update of your property

In the property Column Count - 2

Then you need to create an after Update event procedure:

Me![Company]=Me![ComboAccount].column(1)

And this is all..

Best regards!
Oct 8 '06 #2

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